Abbreviations #7 AHS 115

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q2h

every 2 hours

q24h

every 24 hours

RA

rheumatoid arthritis

RAO

right anterior oblique

RBC/rbc

red blood cell

RDS

respiratory distress syndrome

rehab

rehabilitation

RLD

right lower decubitus

RLE

right lower extremity

RLL

right lower lobe

RLQ

right lower quadrant

RML

right middle lobe

RN

registered nurse

R/O

rule out

ROM

range of motion

RPO

right posterior oblique

RR

recovery room

RUE

right upper extremity

RUL

right upper lobe

RUQ

right upper quadrant

Rx

prescription

SBFT

small bowel follow through

SBO

small bowel obstruction

S-G

Swan-ganz

S.I.

sacroiliac

SL

sublingual

SOA

shortness of air

SOB

short of breath

SR

sinus rhythm

S/S

signs and symptoms

Staph

staphylococcus

STAT

immediately and once only

STD

sexually transmitted disease

strep

streptococcus

TB

tuberculosis

T1-12

thoracis vertebrae 1-12

TIA

transiet ischemic attack

TID or tid

three times a day

TMJ

temporomandibular joint

tx

treatment

UE

upper extremity

UGI

upper gastrointestinal

URI

upper respiratory infection

us/US

ultrasound

UTI

urinary tract infection

VD

veneral disease

Vent

ventilation

VF or V-fib

ventricular fibrillation

VO or V/O

verbal order

VS

vital signs

WB

weight bearing

W/C

wheel chair

w/o

without

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